Unlimited Footwear Group (UFG) has appointed Dirk Pues as sales manager covering Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the DACH business region, for its Brands-360 subsidiary which is in charge of licensed brands. Pues is scheduled to start on Dec. 1.

A veteran of the footwear industry, Pues has been working as a consultant since July 2019 and co-founded Footwear Connection. Previously, he was chief product officer for Hamm Market Solutions from April 2016 to June 2019, overseeing the development and sourcing of the brands Napapijri, Gant, Scotch & Soda and Marc OPolo.